Attacks kill 22 in Ethiopia’s Amhara region – party official

Clashes between regional special forces and a minority ethnic group have killed at least 20 people in the past five…

Clashes between regional special forces and a minority ethnic group have killed at least 20 people in the past five days in Ethiopia’s northern state of Amhara, a local political official said on Thursday. The clashes are another headache for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose political and economic reforms in what was once one of Africa’s most repressive nations have also emboldened powerful strongmen building ethnic powerbases.

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